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Walter Savage Landor Quotes and Sayings

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Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth,
the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.
- Walter Savage Landor

Truth, like the juice of the poppy, in small quantities,
calms men; in larger, heats and irritates them,
and is attended by fatal consequences in excess.
- Walter Savage Landor

In argument, truth always prevails finally;
in politics,
falsehood always.
- Walter Savage Landor

A solitude is the audience-chamber of God.
- Walter Savage Landor

 

There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.
- Walter Savage Landor

We think that we suffer from ingratitude,
while in reality we suffer from self-love.
- Walter Savage Landor

Great men always pay deference to greater.
- Walter Savage Landor

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The flame of anger, bright and brief,
sharpens the barb of love.
- Walter Savage Landor

Consult duty not events.
- Walter Savage Landor

Many laws as certainly make bad men,
as bad men make many laws.
- Walter Savage Landor

There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
- Walter Savage Landor

An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
- Walter Savage Landor

People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they
lose direction and begin to bend.
- Walter Savage Landor

Delay in justice is injustice.
- Walter Savage Landor

Great men lose somewhat of their greatness by being near us;
ordinary men gain much.
- Walter Savage Landor

We often fancy that we suffer from ingratitude,
while in reality we suffer from self-love.
- Walter Savage Landor

Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion,
as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.
- Walter Savage Landor

Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature.
- Walter Savage Landor

No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
- Walter Savage Landor

I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
- Walter Savage Landor

A man's vanity tells him what is honor,
a man's conscience what is justice.
- Walter Savage Landor

Every sect is a moral check on its neighbour.
Competition is as wholesome in religion as in commerce.
- Walter Savage Landor

My thoughts are my company; I can bring them together,
select them, detain them, dismiss them.
- Walter Savage Landor

We are no longer happy so soon as we wish to be happier.
- Walter Savage Landor

Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth,
the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
- Walter Savage Landor

The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.
- Walter Savage Landor

No ashes are lighter than those of incense,
and few things burn out sooner.
- Walter Savage Landor

Goodness does not more certainly make men happy than
happiness makes them good.
- Walter Savage Landor

The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
- Walter Savage Landor

Ambition has but one reward for all:
A little power,
a little transient fame; A grave to rest in,
and a fading name!
- Walter Savage Landor

Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose
their direction and begin to bend.
- Walter Savage Landor

There is no easy path leading out of life,
and few easy ones that lie within it.
- Walter Savage Landor

Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry;
on the other hand,
poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose.
- Walter Savage Landor

We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
- Walter Savage Landor

The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power,
whose lamps make every face the same colour.
- Walter Savage Landor

Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
- Walter Savage Landor

We cannot be contented because we are happy,
and we cannot be happy because we are contented.
- Walter Savage Landor

Study the past, if you would divine the future.
- Confucius

When you are offended at any man's fault,
turn to yourself and study your own failings.
Then you will forget your anger.
- Epictetus

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

The nature of life is to be
a study of contrasts: joy/sadness, full/empty.
The Main Thing is to Keep The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

Study nature, love nature,
stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Art is not a study of positive reality,
it is the seeking for ideal truth.
- John Ruskin

The proper study of mankind is the science of design.
- Herbert Simon

Only a monopolist could study a business and ruin it by giving away products.
- Scott McNealy

Borrowing knowledge of reality from all sources,
taking the best from every study,
Science of Mind brings together
the highest enlightenment of the ages.
- Ernest Holmes

Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study
of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did.
- Clyde Tombaugh

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may
become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.
- Mary Wilson Little

Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries
of a large research staff to study the problem.
- Bill Vaughan

I must study politics and war that my sons may have
liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
- John Adams

We do not need to proselytize
either by our speech or by our writing.
We can only do so really with our lives.
Let our lives be open books for all to study.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

To resist the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body,
the mind, and the heart.
And to keep these in parallel vigor one must exercise,
study, and love.
- Alan Bleasdale

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
- Francis Bacon

I do two things.
I design mobile computers and I study brains.
- Jeff Hawkins

The time-traveling is just too dangerous.
Better that I devote myself to study
the other great mystery of the universe - women!
- the movie Back to the Future II

Don't get fancy.
Have you cooked an apple pie? You don't know what you did wrong? Do this:
Take two or three apples.
Put them on a table.
Study them.
- Paul Prudhomme

According to the study, approximately 16.7 million U.S.
workers born in Latin America had a combined gross
income of $450 billion last year,
of which 93 percent was spent locally.
- Luis Gutierrez

For those who seek to understand it,
death is a highly creative force.
The highest spiritual values of life can originate
from the thought and study of death.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Study strategy over the years and achieve the spirit of the warrior.
Today is victory over yourself of yesterday;
tomorrow is your victory over lesser men.
- Miyamoto Musashi

Corruption has its own motivations, and one has to
thoroughly study that phenomenon and eliminate the
foundations that allow corruption to exist.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

We have to consciously study how to be tender with
each other until it becomes a habit because what was
native has been stolen from us,
the love of Black women for each other.
- Audre Lorde

Great risks come in long term, tremendously assiduous,
very courageous study.
- William Hurt

A study in the Washington Post says that women have
better verbal skills than men.
I just want to say to the authors of that study:
'Duh.'
- Conan O'Brien

I love talking about women because they are a constant
study and you're always learning.
- Mario Lopez

The study of error is not only in the highest degree prophylactic,
but it serves as a stimulating introduction to the study of truth.
- Walter Lippmann

I didn't want to do a zoo show.
I didn't want to do a study of someone with mental illness.
I just wanted to show someone who was trying to live their life.
- Daniel Craig

The study of an idea is, of necessity,
the story of many things.
- Willy Ley

In Judaism, there are 613 biblical commandments,
and the Talmud says that the chief commandment of all is study.
- Norman Lamm

Surprising as it may seem, this study indicates that
similar conditions are best for all sorts of races.
- Ellsworth Huntington

In making a speech one must study three points:
first,
the means of producing persuasion; second,
the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.
- Aristotle


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